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Calkins lands national award for research on blinding eye diseases

Vanderbilt’s David Calkins, PhD, has been selected by the Research to Prevent Blindness and Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology to receive the 2023 David F. Weeks Award for Outstanding Vision Research.

From left are Sarah Jaser, PhD, John Long, MD, Lindsley Long, Rebecca Swan, MD, Steven Webber, MBChB, MRCP, Becky Long, Matt Long, Dan Garry and Emily Garry.

Family’s gift supports efforts of three pediatric clinicians

The family of the late William (Bill) Long, MD, made a gift to establish the Dr. William R. Long Fund to support directorships, resident education, fellowships and psychologists in the Department of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

More than 60 VUMC volunteers came together to offer surgical treatment on Orthopaedic Outreach Day

The annual event provides necessary surgery to uninsured patients

Terri Brady is driven to improve mental health services for children

“When you get up every day and know the work you do matters, and the people you work with feel the same way, it’s pretty easy to be inspired.”

Volunteers at the Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Outreach Day provided free surgical treatments to 15 uninsured patients.

Orthopaedic Outreach Day lends a helping hand

Study shows success at disproving allergies to sulfa antibiotics

A Vanderbilt study shows that physicians can successfully identify and disprove low-risk sulfa antibiotic allergies using an oral antibiotic challenge in consenting patients prior to solid organ transplant.

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